Corporate Counsel III at FIS (Cincinnati, OH)

| Cincinnati, OH
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Job Description
About the team:
FIS employs a team of highly skilled attorneys and contract managers, working collaboratively and collegially, to provide top-quality legal services to FIS' internal stakeholders and high-profile institutional clients. The FIS legal department is a diverse, yet cohesive group of professionals focused on the cooperative and efficient leveraging of its worldwide resources to best address the sophisticated issues and opportunities facing a leading provider in one of the most rapidly growing sectors in the tech industry.
What you will be doing:
You will be a professional individual contributor leveraging your broad understanding of employment law and commercial risk issues. You will be tasked with resolving complex issues requiring in-depth knowledge and skills, which will include exercising judgment in decision making, determining approaches, methods and procedures for use on unique assignments. May coordinate and guide the work of others.
  • You will manage a variety of assigned legal projects, including legal matters in the specialization of labor and employment law and provide practical advice and counsel to management concerning labor and employment laws.
  • You will provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services, including in-house legal counsel on labor and employment matters related to employees within the United States, which may include, but shall not be limited to, human resource issues, compensation and benefits matters, leave issues, termination decisions, redundancy issues, settlement agreements and, employment agreements.
  • You will manage both complex and routine commercial and employment-related disputes, including pre-litigation claims, commercial litigation, employment litigation, arbitration and mediations and, where licensed, represent the company in civil court proceedings.
  • You will coordinate with and supervise external counsel as needed on complex legal issues related to commercial matters and labor and employment law matters and civil proceedings.
  • You will be responsible for identifying and assessing legal risks and opportunities and advising stakeholders accordingly.
  • You will be responsible for overseeing responses to inquiries from regulatory authorities, including responding to Civil Investigative Demands Attorney General Complaints and complex subpoenas.
  • You will be responsible for other related duties assigned as needed.

What you bring:
  • Four or more years of litigation and employment law experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor messages to be appropriate to the audience.
  • Ability to effectively deal with issues that are complex, confidential and sensitive in nature.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and time management skills.
  • Effective team building, coaching and persuasion skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced negotiation skills with regard to complex issues.

Added bonus if you have:
  • Experience in the fintech industry.
  • Broad commercial litigation experience with a minimum of two years in an in-house role.
  • Broad focus in labor and employment laws, in addition to broad commercial litigation experience.
What we offer you:
  • Competitive salary, benefits, and bonus opportunity.
  • A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities.
  • A broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities - FIS is your final career step!
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology.
  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect.
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Vaccination Requirements
Notice to all US applicants: All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals with a disability (including a medical condition) or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.
Privacy Statement
FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.
EEOC Statement
FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here
For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Sourcing Model
Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.
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An Insider's view of FIS

What's something quirky about your company?

We love to dance at company parties and picnics.

We love to give "High 5s" and shout-outs for people that go above and beyond and "rock!"

Wendy Graham

Training and Careeer Development

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited to launch our 2019 Rewards of Better Business Banker referral campaign. We'll combine the successes of our 2018 campaign with new incentives for 2019, to grow the volume of qualified referral submissions from banks. Our goal is a culture of support for account executives and bankers with easy access to tools and impactful conversations.

Diana Quetti

Channel Demand Marketing Analyst, FInancial Solutions

What is your vision for the company?

We’re passionate about being the partner for connected commerce for businesses around the world and we’re creating a company culture where colleagues grow and thrive, while having fun along the way. Our teams collaborate to seamlessly serve our global customers and each colleague plays a critical role as we proudly advance the ways the world pays.

Kelly Beatty

Senior Leader, Strategic Program Management

What are FIS Perks + Benefits

FIS Benefits Overview

Taking care of our colleagues means that our customers, company, and communities are well taken care of, too. That’s why we’re always looking for attractive benefit offerings to support our colleagues and their families. In addition to competitive medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance and disability coverage to take care of basic needs, there’s also opportunities to participate in a stock purchase plan, have 401(k) deferrals matched, receive HSA seed money, earn wellness incentives, and even have your charitable contributions matched – just to name a few.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Some favorite local causes include Brent's Place, The Ronald McDonald House, The United Way, The Food Bank of the Rockies and Habitat for Humanity.
Partners with Nonprofits
The FIS Foundation provides more than one million dollars in grants to over 125 organizations throughout the US in: Children’s Services, Community Development, Environment & Health/Human Services.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have Inclusion Networks which connect colleagues around gender, race/ethnicity, disability, LGBTQ+ identity, early career professionals, veteran status, and working families, to name a few!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
A pillar of the FIS Inclusion & Diversity program, Inclusion Networks function to connect, educate and support the development of their members and promote the company’s overall goals and values.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employees are eligible to contribute 1-40% of their annual salary on a pre-tax basis.
401(K) Matching
The company match is $.50 per $1.00 up to the first 6% of the employee contribution.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employees can contribute 3-15% of their base salary & commissions to "purchase FIS stock." FIS matches 25% of contributions on a quarterly basis, one year after contributions are made.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our generous PTO plan allows colleagues to enjoy time away from work and promotes a healthy life balance. PTO can also be used for illness days and unexpected emergencies.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks

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